1765 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Margaret Mead Junior High School serves 632 students in grades 7-8.
Margaret Mead Junior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Margaret Mead Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Margaret Mead Junior High School's student population of 632 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Margaret Mead Junior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Margaret Mead Junior High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#253 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
50%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
3%
27%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 20%)

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